Court judgements

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18 May 2022 - Northern Ireland
This is an appeal by a father against the decision of the Londonderry Family Care Centre of 16 February 2022 whereby it refused the father’s application for a direct contact order with his 14 year old child. The order affirmed an existing order...
06 Apr 2022 - Northern Ireland
This judgment has been anonymised. Nothing can be published that will identify the children.
06 Apr 2022 - Northern Ireland
On 27 January 2022 a social worker was on leave travelling on an inter-city bus service in the Republic of Ireland (“RofI”) and observed a young child travelling in the company of two adults. She recognised the child as being the subject of 2...
06 Apr 2022 - Northern Ireland
This is an application by an Aunt for adoption orders in relation to her nephew who is 7 years and 9 months and her niece who is aged 5 years and 9 months. The parents are objecting, and the Mother is refusing to give her agreement. As there has...
27 Aug 2014 - Northern Ireland
A Health & Social Care Trust has obtained a series of interim care orders under Article 57 of the Children (NI) Order 1995 – the Order. Such orders are made if there are reasonable grounds for believing that a child has suffered or is likely to...
12 May 2014 - Northern Ireland
This is an appeal from a decision of Treacy J concerning the extent to which a Trust can impose a supervision and support plan on foot of a guardianship order made under the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (the 1986 Order). Mr Potter...
11 Apr 2014 - Northern Ireland
W, the first named defendant, is aged 58 years. She was married to X the second named defendant in 1971 when they eloped to Gretna Green. The second named defendant is aged 60 years. They had six children together, almost one after the other when...
08 Jul 2013 - Northern Ireland
This is an application for judicial review of a decision by District Judge McElholm made at Londonderry Magistrates' Court on 4 July 2013 when he refused to make an order for anonymity in respect of the applicant who was charged with offences...
25 Jun 2013 - Northern Ireland
The appellant appeals his convictions on three counts of indecent assault of a female child contrary to Section 52 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861 between 1993 and 1996 and an attempted indecent assault on a female child between 1993 and...
24 Jun 2013 - Northern Ireland
Michael Christopher Bradley ("the applicant") was convicted of a number of offences at Londonderry Crown Court on 3 December 2008 at the conclusion of a trial by jury presided over by His Honour Judge Lynch. The convictions included three...